Where Intolerable Cruelty is stylized and fun, Laws of Attraction is shopworn and flat.
Those shopworn clichés that had been repeated day in and day out had no place in this celebration.
The problem with revenge stories is that they're a staple of American cinema and because of that, the genre is a little shopworn .
Over and over, he would take over a shopworn company, install new managers, build it up, list it on the stock market, and make stacks of money for himself and his investors.
Now almost a decade old, Jay's brash brand of rap has become shopworn .
Photographs taken in Moscow and St. Petersburg in 1993 reflect Lawton's palpable empathy for his shopworn subjects, two years after the breakup of the Soviet Union.
His bag of tricks is so small, and so shopworn , it's almost as if he's writing the same column every week.
His drama uses the skeleton of a shopworn story to say very little about love and a lot about a rarely documented locale.
But when they reached for substance, they tended to brandish shopworn proposals targeted at narrow and increasingly elderly groups of voters.
Moving away from the shopworn rhetoric of the 1930s and creating an agenda and program relevant to today's work force will do more to add to union membership rolls than new laws, Johnson said.